14:05 Chepstow Sat 6 January 2018

  • Coral Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 3m 5f 110y, Heavy
  • 20 Runners
  • Winner£85,425.002nd£32,055.003rd£16,050.004th£7,995.005th£4,020.006th£2,010.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:8m 14.1sOff time:14:07:01
1st
9
16/1
T: G P CromwellJ: James Bowen (5)
Held up towards rear, slightly hampered and not fluent 1st, not fluent 5th or 9th, headway 12th, led 2 out, mistake last, stayed on to draw clear flat
2nd
6
16
33/1
T: Kerry LeeJ: Richard Patrick (5)
Tracked leaders, led 13th, headed 2 out, no impression on winner flat, stayed on
3rd
9
5
12/1
T: David DennisJ: Aidan Coleman
Chased leaders, close 4th 4 out, 3rd from 2 out, no impression on leading pair, stayed on same pace tchd 11/1
4th
1 ½
10
7/1f
T: Mrs S J SmithJ: Danny Cook
Soon led, headed 1st, prominent, hampered 12th, mistake and lost place next, bumped 2 out, kept on flat, went 4th towards finish op 9/1
5th
nk
4
911-8
28/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Bryony Frost (5)
Held up towards rear, headway approaching 10th, outpaced 4 out, went left and bumped 2 out, kept on flat, no impression op 25/1
6th
1
17
50/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Held up in rear, headway from 9th, every chance 4 out, one pace in 4th from 2 out, weakened flat, lost 2 places towards finish
7th
25
6
20/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Mid-division, lost place when blundered 2nd, headway 12th, close up 4 out, weakened 2 out

Also Ran

UR
1
911-12
22/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Mid-division, struggling when not fluent 10th, blundered and unseated rider next op 20/1
PU
2
11/1
T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath
Mid-division, mistake 1st and 6th, headway 7th, hampered 12th, struggling next, mistake 14th, well beaten when pulled up before 2 out tchd 10/1
PU
3
11/1
T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan
Tracked leaders, led 5th, headed before next, led 8th, headed 11th, left in lead next, headed 13th, weakened and pulled up before 4 out op 10/1
PU
7
9/1
T: Kerry LeeJ: J E Moore
Mid-division, mistake 7th, hampered 12th, headway next, mistake 14th, 5th and weakening 4 out, pulled up before next op 10/1
F
8
10/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: A P Heskin
Led 1st until 2nd, led 3rd, headed 5th, led before 6th, headed 8th, led 11th, fell next op 9/1
PU
11
12/1
T: Jack BarberJ: Nick Scholfield
Led early, led 2nd, headed next, weakened before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
PU
12
1010-13
12/1
T: M ScudamoreJ: R T Dunne
In rear, pushed along before 10th, well behind 12th, pulled up after op 10/1
PU
13
25/1
T: Miss R CurtisJ: B J Geraghty
Never really going in rear, behind when pulled up after 9th
PU
14
20/1
T: C L TizzardJ: D A Jacob
Prominent until 8th, well behind 12th, pulled up after 14th
UR
15
1110-9
14/1
T: N B KingJ: T E Whelan
Soon pushed along towards rear, last after 9th, hampered and unseated rider 12th
UR
18
20/1
T: Evan WilliamsJ: Mitchell Bastyan (5)
Held up towards rear, mistake and unseated rider 4th
F
19
33/1
F
20
10/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Charlie Deutsch (3)
Tracked leaders, fell 1st op 16/1

Betting Breakdown

£17.40£3.40, £6.50, £2.80, £2.30
£631.10£6,139.00£474.15£6,430.19£143.30, £25.90, £86.90

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